Joining The Ranks Of Popular Science Classics Like The Botany Of Desire And The Selfish Gene, A Groundbreaking, Wondrously Informative, And Vastly Entertaining Examination Of The Most Significant Revolution In Biology Since Darwin A Microbe S Eye View Of The World That Reveals A Marvelous, Radically Reconceived Picture Of Life On Earth.Every Animal, Whether Human, Squid, Or Wasp, Is Home To Millions Of Bacteria And Other Microbes Ed Yong, Whose Humor Is As Evident As His Erudition, Prompts Us To Look At Ourselves And Our Animal Companions In A New Light Less As Individuals And As The Interconnected, Interdependent Multitudes We Assuredly Are.The Microbes In Our Bodies Are Part Of Our Immune Systems And Protect Us From Disease In The Deep Oceans, Mysterious Creatures Without Mouths Or Guts Depend On Microbes For All Their Energy Bacteria Provide Squid With Invisibility Cloaks, Help Beetles To Bring Down Forests, And Allow Worms To Cause Diseases That Afflict Millions Of People.Many People Think Of Microbes As Germs To Be Eradicated, But Those That Live With Us The Microbiome Build Our Bodies, Protect Our Health, Shape Our Identities, And Grant Us Incredible Abilities In This Astonishing Book, Ed Yong Takes Us On A Grand Tour Through Our Microbial Partners, And Introduces Us To The Scientists On The Front Lines Of Discovery It Will Change Both Our View Of Nature And Our Sense Of Where We Belong In It.
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- Kindle Edition
- 368 pages
- I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
- Ed Yong
- 06 October 2018 Ed Yong